ADM has added two sunflower-sourced, non-GMO versions to its vitamin E portfolio targeting foods, drinks and food supplements and the “world’s first commercially available sunflower-based succinate form of vitamin E.”...
French biotech firm Alderys has bought Eviagenics’ micro-organism based flavonoid production platform for an undisclosed sum. The deal will allow Alderys to commercialise the technology and Eviagenics to focus on...
Around 32 of 1400 exhibiting companies (3%) have pulled out of the industry event Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) next week in Paris following the city’s fatal attacks, despite efforts from...
Danish firm Asiros is using its extraction processes to bring the Nordic redcurrant (Ribes Rubrum) to market at high doses.
The European Commission has cleared the acquisition of French ingredient supplier Solina by private investment company Ardian.
Irish dairy giant Kerry has called for more innovation in the dairy sector, saying Europe needs it more than ever to counter a flat macroeconomic environment and dropping milk prices.
Barry Callebaut has found previously undiscovered cocoa polyphenols as it works with Bremen-based Jacobs University to crack the commodity’s molecular code.
Biocare Copenhagen, a Danish probiotics company, will enter the Korean market through a partnership with local health food manufacturer and distributor Health Balance.
Commercial lutein and zeaxanthin supplements for eye health may contain undeclared meso-zeaxathin, say researchers from Ireland, which may challenge a long-held hypothesis in the eye health sector.
Dutch firm Winclove Probiotics is extending into ear, nose and throat (ENT) treatment with the purchase of 10 probiotic strains.
Swiss Chocolate titan Barry Callebaut has handed the job of taking EU heart health claim winning cocoa flavanols to the supplements sector to French herbals leader Naturex.
Mérieux NutriSciences has developed a method to help fight against olive oil adulteration.
Healthy aging and increasing coverage by the mainstream media could help drive demand for products addressing inflammation over the next few years, say experts.
Irish dairy and ingredients giant Ganbia is acquiring Californian protein bar specialist thinkThin for $217m (€200m), as it boosts its bar presence.
Claimed health benefits that include increased satiety and balancing of intestinal flora are only partly supported by European Commission regulations, suppliers of the oat-based ingredient say.
Glanbia Nutritionals is setting its sights on EMEA countries with a probiotic for bakery and protein shakes.
AstaReal Group has launched two direct to consumer astaxanthin supplements under its Astavita brand name. The supplements feature raw material from the company’s newly expanded Moses Lake, WA production facility....
Symrise said strong demand in all regions has significantly boosted earnings, as it reported a 29% rise in sales for the first nine months of 2015.
German omega-3 player KD Pharma has achieved 5-star ratings in the IFOS (International Fish Oil Standards) certification of its KD-Pür line of omega-3 concentrates.
Seven years ago the Irish government backed a collaborative industry-academic milk mining project to add value to the country’s dairy sector. Some have questioned why commercially usable research results have...
A distribution partnership between Dutch firm Nutress and Azelis aims to increase supply of algae food products across Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (Benelux).
DSM will cut 100 nutrition jobs as part of efficiency plans on top of the 900-1100 job losses elsewhere already announced as it set out goals that include greater interest in brands and...
German omega-3 player KD Pharma has received sustainable fishery certification from industry watchdog Friend of the Sea (FOS).
The markets are reacting positively to DSM’s third quarter 2015 results as they show the underlying business, particularly nutrition, is performing well, says an analyst.
Spanish botanical firm Monteloeder has promised to invest €600,000 in helping its clients launch products containing its MetabolAid if it wins a €2m EU innovation grant.